Proverbs 24:1-11 NRS

1 Do not envy the wicked, nor desire to be with them;
2 for their minds devise violence, and their lips talk of mischief.
3 By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established;
4 by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.
5 Wise warriors are mightier than strong ones, a and those who have knowledge than those who have strength;

References for Proverbs 24:5

    • ¯ 24:5 - Gk Compare Syr Tg: Heb [A wise man is strength]
      6 for by wise guidance you can wage your war, and in abundance of counselors there is victory.
      7 Wisdom is too high for fools; in the gate they do not open their mouths.
      8 Whoever plans to do evil will be called a mischief-maker.
      9 The devising of folly is sin, and the scoffer is an abomination to all.
      10 If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength being small;
      11 if you hold back from rescuing those taken away to death, those who go staggering to the slaughter;